Subject - Philosophy


  • Hypokeimenon or subiectum, in metaphysics, the essential being of a thing
    • Subject (philosophy), a being that has subjective experiences, subjective consciousness, or a relationship with another entity
    • Subject-object problem, the issue of how actors or observers relate to things that are observed or acted upon
    • Subject-object based metaphysics, a term for the dominant view of metaphysics in Western philosophy

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Famous quotes containing the word philosophy:

    Every philosophy is tinged with the colouring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
    Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947)

    Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
    Plato (c. 427–347 B.C.)

    Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?
    Paul Gauguin (1848–1903)